Illegal downloading costs the film industry billions of dollars per year. But does the legal strategy designed to recoup this lost bounty amount to extortion?
Love is a one-way street in Blue Valentine.
According to 4chan, Tea Party folks think cocaine is a helluva drug.As the internet becomes a primary source for everything from news and entertainment to commerce and business, it makes sense that groups and hackers would be busier than ever. Websites are far more vulnerable to attack than, ... More >>
W Magazine: All about the art.In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>
Christmas, Christmas time is here. Time for ulcers to bleed freely and the roughly 22 percent of the U.S. population who identify themselves as "other than Christian" to smile through clenched jaws and wait for the adult contemporary stations to stop playing Bruce Springsteen's "Santa Claus is Comin ... More >>
Kirby Dick outs closeted pols and the media that protect them.
Was the late Jack Valenti -- famous Houstonian, former Lyndon Johnson aide, former head of Hollywood's MPAA, namesake of the Valenti School of Communications at UH -- as gay as a Sondheim song?We don't care one way or the other, but it appears the FBI did.The Washington Post reports this morning tha ... More >>
Raiding the modern horror memory bank, from The Exorcist to Auschwitz
Trey Parker and Matt Stone give their animated series the big-screen treatment
That couple in the back row — they're making out big time, but not in the way you think
Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking, but comes up short, stale and flat
Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more
Hollywood claims the sky is falling. To which we say Puh-lease.
The Truth is, Egoyan's latest is B-movie noir, with killer performances
A fashionable burglar gets nabbed
A PG-13 rating squeezes the life out of Anacondas
Bernardo Bertolucci revisits young love with The Dreamers
Middle-aged Diane Keaton wins Jack Nicholson away from the young'uns in Something's Gotta Give
Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending
The Army and Hollywood join hands to wage virtual, bloodless battles
Aronofsky creates the ultimate horror flick for the modern era: A searing depiction of drug addiction
The Lifestyle goes where no documentary has gone before: suburban group sex
Your Friends' writer/director takes a wicked route through relationships
Don't like the IRS? Neither does Bill Archer. And now the mild-mannered Houston congressman is pushing a radical plan to shut it down.
John Woo's latest isn't his best, but he still leads the action pack
Larry Clark's Kids is an unsettling exercise in cheap sensationalism
Congressional attempts to ax TV violence may put the First Amendment under the gun